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Lucky Buffet

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101 Lake St, Saint Albans, VT 05478-2218
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Concord, New Hampshire
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174 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

I have eaten here a few times while traveling in the area- the price is reasonable and I have always had good service. I generally eat the same thing- garlic green beans, take the mushrooms from the chicken dish, take the broccoli from the other dish and try to wrangle up any other veggies I can find. A couple of... More 

Thank w81minute
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was the worst Chinese buffet we've ever been to. First, we had to wait about 25 minutes for a table, which we thought was because the food must be really good but it turns out it was because the seat people in the order they arrive. There was a group of 8 they didn't have a table for so... More 

Thank monicajay
La Prairie, Canada
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95 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

We went there with a group of 40 people for which we had made reservation on a saturday night. Lots of tasty food with excellent variety. Very low price and wuick service.

Thank Georges D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

The food is the same everytime you go. Somethings are ok some others are not very good, just kinda slopped on the buffet. I have given up after the last time, the cashier can be rude if you catch her on a bad day. The rest of the service is good, plates cleared, glasses filled, but the food? Cheap but... More 

Thank Mindful P
northern VT
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

Classic "all you can eat" Chinese buffet. Unless you snag a dish when first transferred from wok to steam table - it all tastes the same... Sure there's shrimp - if you like brine shrimps less than an inch long. If you like chocolate pudding - that's an option. The place is identical with China Wok. All you can eat... More 

Thank NorthernVT
Saint Albans, Vermont
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Lucky Buffet has a nice assortment of foods, along with a chief who can stir fry your request. There is plenty of American food, ham, chicken, fish, and lots of veggies! Lots of appetitzees, along with a great selection of desserts! Very reasonably priced!!

Thank debvt
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

The food is a typical oriental buffet , it is flavorful, not terribly fresh but the neat thing is the Grill. You can choose your protein (fish, beef, chicken, pork or tofu) then add fresh vegetables and they will cook it for you. All for the price of the buffet. It is a good deal and nice family atmosphere.

Thank M. D
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

Good food, its a little greasy but great value considering all the food you get. I like to go after a workout where im so hungry I eat 3 plates of food. The lunch hours end early around 2pm so you want to get there early because after 2pm the prices almost double for essentially the same food. Also the... More 

Thank bearrulez
Saint Albans, Vermont
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222 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015

We enjoy popping in to The Lucky Buffet to breeze through the buffet for take out (we live nearby and have a great couch, or we'd be perfectly happy dining in). Nice variety, has always been fresh and stocked, General Taos, Pineapple chicken, and boneless spareribs among my favorites. Price for takeout very fair.

Thank Jonathan B
Huntsville, Texas
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285 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015

OK, I'll start by saying the price for dinner was fair in relation to the quantity and quality of the food. But the glowing reviews must be from people who don't eat at a lot of Chinese buffets--this one is decent but not 'the best I've ever found in my life' as some imply. For starters, as a traveler, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, American, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lake St, Saint Albans, VT 05478-2218
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Saint Albans

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?